Most people will know her by when she first burst onto the scene as a member of the popular girl group Destiny’s Child. Since then she has been seen on the TV screen in shows like “Single Ladies” and “Rosewood.” Although, she is doing well as an actress, she still makes great music for her fans.
The Grammy award-winning multi-platinum selling R&B songstress LeToya Luckett recently release her third studio album BACK 2 LIFE. The 13 track LP is executive produced by Joseph “Jo Blaq” Macklin and features rapper Ludacris as well as production by Grammy award-winning hit makers Andre Harris, Warryn Campbell and newcomer Anthony Saunders among others. LeToya ended her seven-year hiatus from music with the release of the title track and lead single “Back 2 Life,” which is currently number five on the Urban AC charts and rising. Produced by Joseph “Jo Blaq” Macklin and YBZ, the single has received rave reviews from media and fans. LeToya also released her second single “Used To,” which has garnered over 600K streams. Back 2 Life is now available on all digital platforms and retail stores.
To accompany the new album, LeToya has released two videos for a three part mini-movie series, which was written and conceived by Luckett. the third video for the single “In The Name” was just released and features actor Thomas Q. Jones from the hit show, “Being Mary Jane”.
In addition to making hits, LeToya wille continue honing her craft as an actress with recurring roles in the OWN’s hit series
“Greenleaf” alongside Oprah Winfrey, Lynn Whitfield and Keith David. At the Cannes Film Festival, it was announced that LeToya will play the legendary Dionne Warwick in a new biopic aptly titled Dionne. The film will follow the singer’s early career spanning from 1962-1968, during which time she created some of her biggest hits including “Alfie” and “I Say a Little Prayer.” Luckett will record Dionne Warwick’s songs for the movie soundtrack. When asked how she felt about LeToya portraying her, Warwick states “She is perfect and she has exactly the right look…She will bring out what is needed for this part.” Furthermore, it was announced that LeToya was cast to star alongside Luke James and Aisha Hinds for the pilot of USA’s anthology series “Unsolved: The Murders of Biggie and Tupac.”
Letoya Luckett’s music and acting career continues to flourish and fans are all the better for it.